Before Mitchell left home, he told his wife Winnie and daughter Marlo, jokingly, "I'm going to California and not coming back." He would always tell his grandson Mark he was going to take a one-way flight to California on the 1st, which meant "the 1st chance he gets." He flew to California to visit his son Wason and his family on June 1st. When he arrived he was so happy to be out here. Laughing and joking in true Mitchell fashion.
He passed away in Wason's home while sleeping, early morning on June 2nd from natural causes.
The "first" finally came and you did take that one way flight to California on the first like you said. REST IN PARADISE UMPA!
We are trying to raise money to help with funeral costs and to get him back home to Hawaii where we can finally lay him to rest.
- Ken & Dawn Kinores
- Fred n Eileen Tretasco
- Rynee Bukoski
- Thomas Wolfe
- Sanford Kekauoha
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